Sandwich Glass – The History of the Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, by Ruth Webb Lee, 1947, Fifth Edition. Published by the author, Northborough, Massachusetts. 589 pages. Hardcover
From the summary – "In Sandwich Glass, the demand for an authoritative history of the most famous of our early glasshouses is at last fully met. By an amazing bit of luck, all of the ledgers containing the minutes of all the meetings of the company, beginning with the Act of Incorporation and ending with the closing days, fell into the hands of the author. Drawing upon these valuable historical documents, the writer tells the story of the founding and growth of the Boston & Sandwich Company, describes in detail the amazing variety of its products, settles many questions that for years have puzzled collectors and student of the most beautiful and artistic glassware ever produced in America."
This book very good condition with the dust jacket intact, protected by a light plastic cover and the book pages secure and the binding tight. The dust jacket shows some shelf wear around the edges, is otherwise free repairs save a small tear at the top of the dust jacket spine and the plastic cover is clear, intact with some small loss at the top of the spine. The original owner's bookplate is fixed on the inside cover.
This is a nice clean copy in very good condition. The book weighs 2 pounds 6.6 ounces, measures 5 ¾ by 8 ¾ and 1-¼ inches thick.
A great addition to any collector's library!
Item ID: S1045
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